Shifts in the music industry

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Shifts in the music industry

  1. 1. SADIE OLEN Shifts in the Music Industry: The Digital Revolution
  2. 2. The Technological Age <ul><li>As we shift to the digital age, the need for tangible items decreases more and more… </li></ul><ul><li>Music CD’s to iTunes playlists </li></ul>Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/novemberborn/242484855/ Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/angela_kopp/3975482812/
  3. 3. The digitization allows for artists to create their own music Image source: Greenshot of jamstudio.com
  4. 4. … and distribute it Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wynnie/2391750460/ Image source: Greenshot of moonfruit.com
  5. 5. “ there are more opportunities now than there ever have been before for small record labels” Snavely, B. (2004). Lower costs give smaller labels a chance. Crain’s Detroit Business , 20(23), 60. Retrieved from EBSCO host .
  6. 6. Rendering the music industry useless <ul><li>Smaller artists “get lost in the constant shuffle of the label’s priorities and campaigns”, so why not use these internet resources? </li></ul><ul><li>(Burr, R. (2006). Independent Spirit. Billboard , 118(25), 34. Retrieved from EBSCO host .) </li></ul>Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/crystaljingsr/3915514014/
  7. 7. Because they provide financial assistance…. Creator: Sadie Olen using lovelycharts.com
  8. 8. With these programs, however, large investments aren’t even necessary.. Which is significantly more beneficial for the artist Creator: Sadie Olen with the use of lovelycharts.com
  9. 9. <ul><li>the music industry needs to “invest in digital distribution services alliances to maintain control over distribution in the new digital music industry ” </li></ul><ul><li>(Bockstedt, J., Kauffman, R. J., Riggins, F. (2006). The move to artist-led on-line music </li></ul><ul><li>distribution: A theory-based assessment and prospects for structural changes in the digital </li></ul><ul><li>music market. International Journal of Electronic Commerce,10(3), 7-38. Retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li>EBSCO host . ) </li></ul>Otherwise…
  10. 10. The music industry is in big trouble Image source : http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l121/momacie/gravestone.jpg
  11. 11. Image and quote sources http://www.flickr.com/photos/angela_kopp/3975482812/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/novemberborn/242484855/ Greenshot of jamstudio.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/wynnie/2391750460/ Greenshot of moonfruit.com (Burr, R. (2006). Independent Spirit. Billboard , 118(25), 34. Retrieved from EBSCO host .) http://www.flickr.com/photos/crystaljingsr/3915514014 Olen, Sadie. lovelycharts.com Olen, Sadie. lovelycharts.com Snavely, B. (2004). Lower costs give smaller labels a chance. Crain’s Detroit Business , 20(23), 60. Retrieved from EBSCO host . Bockstedt, J., Kauffman, R. J., Riggins, F. (2006). The move to artist-led on-line music distribution: A theory-based assessment and prospects for structural changes in the digital music market. International Journal of Electronic Commerce,10(3), 7-38. Retrieved from EBSCO host . http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l121/momacie/gravestone.jpg

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